Malaysia picks new chairman for state-run Petronas

July 28, 2021

Dateline 2021-07-12, Reuters:

Malaysia has appointed Mohd Bakke Salleh as the chairman of state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), the prime minister’s office said on Monday.

The change comes as Petronas is recovering from a demand slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mohd Bakke will replace Ahmad Nizam Salleh, who had served as chairman since 2018, effective Aug. 1.